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Feb 28 2019 4:50 pm
Tunisia: attempt to shut down prominent LGBTI organisation condemned

Campaigning gay rights organisation Shams faces hostile court hearing tomorrow At least 115 people arrested last year in relation to perceived sexual orientation or gender identity Article 230 of...

Feb 28 2019 2:51 pm
Gaza: 'damning' UN report on protest killings must lead to action against perpetrators

Call for information to be passed to international justice mechanisms ‘Those responsible for these deplorable crimes must not go unpunished’ - Saleh Higazi Responding to the findings of a report...

Feb 28 2019 10:20 am
Hong Kong: Sisters' lives in grave danger if returned to Saudi Arabia

The Hong Kong authorities must not return two sisters to Saudi Arabia where their lives would be in grave danger, Amnesty International said today. The women, aged 18 and 20 and known as Reem and...

Feb 27 2019 11:17 am
Northern Ireland: Patrick Finucane Supreme Court ruling welcomed - now for public inquiry

Amnesty International has welcomed today’s Supreme Court ruling that an effective investigation into the 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor Patrick Finucane has not yet been conducted by the UK...

Feb 27 2019 10:40 am
Amnesty Media Awards 2019 finalists announced

Amnesty International UK has today revealed the finalists for the Amnesty UK Media Awards 2019, a prestigious set of awards now in its 28th year. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at...

Feb 26 2019 5:36 pm
Derry Girls and MPs call on Northern Ireland Secretary to decriminalise abortion

28 women - the number of women who fly from Northern Ireland for an abortion each week - marched on Parliament today to demand abortion rights Demonstrators included Derry Girls actors and MPs Diana...

Feb 22 2019 12:59 pm
Iran: three juvenile offenders at risk of imminent execution

One of the three - Mohammad Kalhori - was only 15 when arrested At least 90 people on death row for crimes that took place when they were under 18 ‘The Iranian authorities have a horrific track record...

Feb 22 2019 12:50 pm
Sri Lanka: President must halt planned execution of 13 people

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena should halt plans to execute at least 13 people for drug-related crimes, Amnesty International said today. In an open letter published today, Amnesty’s...

Feb 22 2019 12:10 pm
Derry Girls and MPs join suitcase march on Parliament to demand abortion rights

DIARY NOTICE - NORTHERN IRELAND ABORTION RIGHTS DEMO: TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2019 28 women - the number of women who fly from Northern Ireland for an abortion each week - will march with suitcases to...

Feb 21 2019 1:58 pm
Northern Ireland: Commons Committee urges Government to lift ban on same-sex marriage overseas

‘UK Government and Parliament are in a weak position as long as a ban on same-sex marriage continues within the UK’ - Patrick Corrigan Amnesty International has welcomed a report by the House of...